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CSPAN
Oct 7, 2012 9:30pm EDT
deficit or increase taxes on the middle-class. the study done the tax policy center and others show it is a little difficult to keep those pledges while cutting the rate the full 20%, and that is a decision by governor romney not to mention the 20% #says he is likely to adjust his plan, that he will stick with the idea but a -- of not adding to the deficit and not taxing in a class but will have to change the rate cuts a bet. >> this year would governor romney had to do -- say in his own words. >> i am not looking for a five door trillion tax cut. i said i would not put in place a tax cut that adds to the deficit. no economist can say mitt romney's tax plan as $5 trillion if i say i will not add to the deficit with my tax plan. number to, i will not reduce the share paid by high-income individuals. you keep saying that, and i know that is popular to say, but that is not the case. i have five boys -- i am used to people saying something that is not always true but is keep on repeating it and ultimately hoping they will believe it. but that is not the case -- case. i will not reduce the
CSPAN
Sep 30, 2012 6:30pm EDT
to grapple with our deficit and our debt. i worked to end the war in afghanistan which cost us $2 billion a week. i will get rid of the sweetheart deal tommy thompson negotiated when he was head of medicare -- that makes it illegal for drug companies to bargain with -- or medicare to bargain with drug companies for better prices for seniors. that one costs us $15 billion per year. i'd get rid of corporate welfare for big corporate farms and big oil. i'd also let the bush tax cuts for the top 2% expire. i also want to look at the record contrasts. i told you about the policies tommy thompson supported that added over $3.5 trillion to the debt when president bush was in office. i opposed those irresponsible plans that added to our debt 3789 so now in the future tommy thompson supports a plan that adds more for tax cuts for the wealthy and raises tax cuts for the middle class and is the wrong prescription for tackling our debt. >> our next question is from robert kennedy, directed first to representative baldwin. >> representative, good evening. , good evening. >> i'd like to you ask
CSPAN
Sep 29, 2012 11:50pm EDT
trillion dollars deficit. he said, "i haven't done anything yet." [laughter] he said, no, mr. president, the budget they passed in october of last year guarantees that no matter what you do, you will have a trillion dollar deficit this year in the budget. ladies and gentlemen, these guys talk about the national debt. what date did generated the slowest growth in private-sector jobs since world war ii. it gave us this great recession. what they have not told us is that they have been unwilling to do anything about it. here's the deal, folks. we laid out a $4 trillion debt reduction plan over the next 10 years. we have already passed $1 trillion of it. ladies and gentlemen, these guys vote against everything. no, no, no. i really mean it. not only do they say they don't like our plan, so you say, what's your plan? you go out there and you look at the setup. an impressive bipartisan commission. simpson-bowles. domenichi's. every one of those plans they voted against. paul ryan even voted against the simpson-bowles plan as a member of the commission. he would not let it get to the united st
CSPAN
Oct 8, 2012 12:30am EDT
for a balanced approach on deficit reduction requiring the wealthy to pay more and more cutting in the federal government. that's the way we're going to cut the federal deficit. >> miss mcmahon, you have 90 seconds. >> again, shame on you. you thought this campaign is going to be a coronation because you're a democrat and now you are in a serious race with a serious woman and you are desperate. therefore you raise these issues. my plan sites every word that i used from the brightest in the best to put my plan together. you would be better served to be putting a plan together. you need to be honest with the people of connecticut. you need to be honest about your special interest loans. to be honest about your attendance in washington. shame on you for taking this direction with this campaign. it is beneath you. and the people of connecticut deserve better. in my plan, i have referenced a tax cut for the middle class. my plan, if you take a look at it, absolutely keeps taxes the same across the board accept -- except that we are going to cut taxes for the middle class. my plan is the onl
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